914 Palisana
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This minor planet is named after Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa. He is a prolific minor planet disoverer, having discovered 122 including the following:

136 Austria 223 Rosa 275 Sapientia 711 Marmulla
137 Meliboea 224 Oceana 276 Adelheid 716 Berkeley
140 Siwa 225 Henrietta 278 Paulina 718 Erida
142 Polana 226 Weringia 279 Thule 719 Albert
143 Adria 228 Agathe 280 Philia 722 Frieda
151 Abundantia 229 Adelinda 281 Lucretia 723 Hammonia
153 Hilda 231 Vindobona 286 Iclea 724 Hapag
155 Scylla 232 Russia 290 Bruna 725 Amanda
156 Xanthippe 235 Carolina 291 Alice 728 Leonisis
178 Belisana 236 Honoria 292 Ludovica 730 Athanasia
182 Elsa 237 Coelestina 295 Theresia 734 Benda
183 Istria 239 Adrastea 299 Thora 750 Oskar
184 Dejopeja 242 Kriemhild 301 Bavaria 782 Montefiore
192 Nausikaa 243 Ida 304 Olga 783 Nora
195 Eurykleia 244 Sita 309 Fraternitas 794 Irenaea
197 Arete 248 Lameia 313 Chaldaea 795 Fini
201 Penelope 250 Bettina 315 Constantia 803 Picka
204 Kallisto 251 Sophia 320 Katharina 827 Wolfiana
205 Martha 253 Mathilde 321 Florentina 828 Lindemannia
207 Hedda 254 Augusta 324 Bamberga 867 Kovacia
208 Lacrimosa 255 Oppavia 326 Tamara 876 Scott
210 Isabella 256 Walpurga 569 Misa 902 Probitas
211 Isolda 257 Silesia 583 Klotilde 903 Nealley
212 Medea 260 Huberta 652 Jubilatrix 932 Hooveria
214 Aschera 262 Valda 671 Carnegia 941 Murray
216 Kleopatra 263 Dresda 687 Tinette 964 Subamara
218 Bianca 265 Anna 688 Melanie 975 Perseverantia
219 Thusnelda 266 Aline 689 Zita 996 Hilaritas
220 Stephania 269 Justitia 703 Noƫmi 1073 Gellivara
221 Eos 273 Atropos 710 Gertrud 14309 Defoy
222 Lucia 274 Philagoria

There is another minor planet named after him and also Max Wolf called 1152 Pawona.

The symbol of this minor planet is a monogram of the letters "JP" over an asteroidal star in a circle.

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